* Mexico adjusted jobless rate 4.83 pct; poll saw 5.30 pct
* Raw jobless rate for October 5 pct; poll saw 5.59 pct
* Adjusted jobless rate lowest since January 2009
MEXICO CITY, Nov 25 Mexico's jobless rate fell
in October to its lowest in almost three years as Latin
America's second-largest economy shows signs of economic
The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate slipped to 4.83
percent from September's downwardly revised 5.21 percent, the
national statistics agency said on Friday.
Economists in a Reuters poll predicted the rate would increase from the 5.26 percent originally
reported in September.
The statistics agency said the raw unemployment rate fell to 5 percent. Analysts had expected it to
climb to 5.59 percent from the 5.68 percent originally reported
Mexico's seasonally adjusted jobless rate had not dipped
below 5 percent since the 4.74 percent recorded in January 2009
while the index ranged between 3 and 4 percent before the
global financial crisis in 2008.